Joyce Meyer was born on June 4, 1943  as Pauline Joyce Hutchison. She   is a Charismatic Christian author and  speaker.

She has written over 70 books, conducts close to fifteen conferences annually, and reaches a potential audience of 3 billion people worldwide with her Enjoying Everyday Life® broadcast.

Joyce Meyer began teaching the Word of God in 1976 and entered full-time ministry in 1980. She started by developing, coordinating and teaching a weekly meeting as an associate pastor in a church in St. Louis, Missouri. After 5 years she established her own ministry called Life In The Word. In 2003 the ministry’s name was changed to Joyce Meyer Ministries and the television, radio and magazine titles were changed to Enjoying Everyday Life.

She holds an earned PhD in theology from Life Christian University in Tampa, Florida; an honorary doctorate in divinity from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and an honorary doctorate in sacred theology from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona.

Books written by her include;

  1. Reduce me to love.
  2. How To Hear From God.
  3. Battlefield of the Mind
  4. Me and My Big Mouth
  5. I Dare You.
  6. Living beyond your feelings; among- st many other titles.


In 2005, Time magazine’s “25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America” ranked Meyer as 17th.

Meyer and her husband Dave have four grown children, and live outside St. Louis, Missouri.

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